Nov 19, 2021

Stand Up for Grain Safety Week to Be Held April 4-8, 2022

Weeklong event helps raise awareness about grain handling and storage hazards, provides education and training, and conveys best safety practices

The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), in partnership with the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and the Grain Handling Safety Council, will host the Stand Up for Grain Safety Week from April 4-8, 2022, to help raise awareness about grain handling and storage hazards, provide education and training, and convey best safety practices.

The kickoff event will be held April 4 with a combination of virtual and live activities at the University of Nebraska Ag Extension Center near Lincoln, Neb.

Topics for the Stand Up For Grain Safety Week include:

  • Bin site hazards
  • Electrical safety
  • Heat stress
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Grain movement operations – slips, trips, and falls

For more information, go to standup4grainsafety.org.

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